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The Pomelo - The Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat

1, Persiaran Lagun Sunway 3,, Ipoh 31150, Malaysia
+605 210 7777
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Ranked #45 of 267 Restaurants in Ipoh
Cuisines: Asian, Malaysian, International, Healthy
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Acquiring its name from the fruit that Tambun, Ipoh, is famous for, THE POMELO lies within The Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat. One of the important components of this concept is spa cuisine – light, healthy and nutritious dishes. The POMELO innovatively incorporates the pomelo fruitinto refreshing spa cuisine for an awakening of the senses. THE POMELO’s spa cuisine menu explodes with flavours of organic fruits, vegetables, fresh seafood and premium poultry. No artificial seasoning or flavorings will be used in the cooking or preparation of food but lots of local fresh spices and ingredients are used instead.
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Paris, France
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

The setting is incredibly beautiful. The rooms are amazing. We visited them last year, but never stayed there. We ate in the Cellar, which is in a beautiful natural cave. The only disappointment was the food. The beef arrived cold. The dessert was pretty awful and our Chinese friends found each course ridiculously small.

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Malaysia
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184 reviews 184 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Having a meal at the Pomelo is a way of entering and viewing the Banjaran resort without having to stay there (the resort is otherwise off limits to casual visitors). The restaurant is not air-conditioned, so it can get a little warm for lunch. The menu has a rather limited selection (see attached picture). The food is very good, though... More 

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Bern, Switzerland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

delicouse food. very high end level. with asians and local ingredients. fantastic taste. very fine to the perfection presentated plates. thank you to chef and directors.

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Kl
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

1. Called to ask if there is an afternoon tea menu and they told me "mam, only ala carte" 2. Do I need to book? "No, mam, you could walk in" 3. Upon arrival, we ordered from ala carte. Later on we see another table eating a 2-tier afternoon set. So, i called the waitor/manager and asked who I spoke... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Chanced upon the reviews of this restaurant on TripAdvisor and even with some slight apprehension, decided to give it a try and boy was I positively blown away. The restaurant is part of the Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat, and apparently is the only restaurant in the resort. The resort itself is really tucked away, and almost gives an impression of being... More 

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Kuching, Malaysia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Had a wonderful breakfast at The Pamelo which is also the only reataurant in the villa. The cheerful waiter came served us and food was served very soon! As we and our friends were very hungry after dipping in hot spring pool, we ate hungrily and ordered for more food. I noticed the waiter and waitresses never showed any annoyed... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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110 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

The Pemelo is the only restaurant in the Banjaran resort. Having breakfast there in the morning is a tranquil experience which it offers pristine fresh air and a calming pond view. Breakfast standard was very good. One can choose to go healthy and stay with fresh fruits and organic produce. However, some of the local dishes like nasi lamak was... More 

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Darwin, Australia
1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

My family experience begun well with seemingly friendly professional staff but it quickly turned into the most insulting, unprofessionally experience I ever had. How can a hotel ban you !!!!!! because you complained the food was cold and bad of quality! Not only did they ban us but they insulted my family with false statements and blatant lies. It seems... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

I visited The Pomelo less than a week ago and already cannot wait to go back for another exquisite meal! We were welcomed personally by the friendly chef, and waited on by the ever-helpful staff, whom made our dining experience just delightful! The restaurant boasts healthy cuisines, and is an extremely affordable fine dining experience. Despite having a relatively small... More 

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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16 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

If you are looking for a relaxing retreat that offers healthy fine dining- this is the place. Great selection of healthy food since this is a retreat. Perfect hideaway for couples. The service was excellent and ambience was beautiful & calm. Since it's exclusive fine dining, expect a fat bill as well :)

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Address: 1, Persiaran Lagun Sunway 3,, Ipoh 31150, Malaysia
Phone Number: +605 210 7777
Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Perak  >  Kinta District  >  Ipoh
Cuisine: Asian, Malaysian, International, Healthy

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